There's nothing like biting into a juicy ear of Indiana sweet corn this time of year. And no matter how you butter your corn (hopefully better than the guy in the video above!), Chef Daniel Orr invites you to celebrate the a-maize-ing goodness of one of Indiana's most famous crops during CORNfest. The festivities take place Friday, August 21 from 5 pm - 10 pm, and Saturday, August 22 from 12 pm - 7 pm at FARMbloomington restaurant.
Chef Orr has plenty to celebrate this weekend, including the start of his FARMfood book tour, his birthday, and of course, corn! CORNfest events include:
- Corn-hole competition
- Corn cook-off judged by local foodies
- Husking and shucking contest
- Live bluegrass and folk music
- Sweet corn ice cream
- Free berry cobbler in honor of the chef's birthday
- Corn-art competition
- Homemade corn dogs, prizes
- A CORNfest tasting menu
For more information on CORNfest, visit the restaurant's website or call 812-323-0002.
And for corn's sake, if you don't follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you should! I'm celebrating the start of CORNfest with a special FARMfood giveaway on Friday. Connect with us on either site to find out details about how to enter the drawing. Stay tuned!